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    Seawolves Spring Break Recap

    On Sunday March 16th Stony Brook’s women’s lacrosse won 18-9 at Monmouth. After being tied 2-2 Stony Brook put the game away early, scoring 7 unanswered goals. Kaitlin Leggio scored five goals, while Amy Hallion and Melissa Cook added four a piece. Sophomore goalie Mickey Cahill made seven saves for the Seawolves and recorded her first collegiate victory.

    On Saturday March 22nd the Seawolves lost a close match at home to Vermont 11-9. In the Seawolves first conference game, junior Kaitlin Leggio and senior Diana Caroleo had two goals each for the Seawolves. The Seawolves jumped out to a 5-1 lead early in the first half but Vermont was able to close the gap to 7-5 by the end of the half. The Catamounts took control during the second half, twice holding three goal leads. The Seawolves were able to cut the lead to one before Vermont added an insurance goal with 5:46 remaining.

    During the past week the Seawolves softball team played 10 games in 8 days. The Seawolves went 6-3-1 through this span, winning both ends of a doubleheader at Yale and sweeping a doubleheader at home versus Rhode Island. In the second game against Rhode Island Kelly Oberto hit an extra innings walk-off home run to lead the Seawolves to a 9-7 victory. Alyssa Struzenberg came out of the bullpen in the second game and threw three shutout innings after starting game one and throwing six innings of one-hit softball. The Seawolves rebounded nicely from the week before, when they lost both games of a double header against Quinnipiac and split with Dartmouth

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